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Neuf-Brisach

Neuf-Brisach

Neuf-Brisach is settlement that arouse on the site of the former fortress in Haut-Rhin department of France. It was designed by Vauban as an octagonal citadel that protected border against German states. It was constructed between 1698 and 1707. It consists of two walls of protection and the city is broken into 48 squares for ease of defense. A central church Eglise St- Louis was added in 1731- 36 and dedicated to the saint patron of French king Louis XIV known as Sun King. If you want to learn more about fortress' history you can visit Musee Vauban at the Porte de Belfort.

 

 

Location: Haut-Rhin department    Map

Info: Palais du Gouverneur, 6 pl d'Armes
Tel. 03 89 72 56 66
www.tourisme-rhin.com


Musee Vauban
Pl Porte de Belfort
Tel. 03 89 72 03 93
Open: May- Oct: Wed- Mon
Nov-Apr: groups, by appointment

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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